Lauren Giani- Zwide Community Clean up

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"The Earth does not belong to us, we belong to the Earth"- Marlee Matlin On Saturday the 19th of August, I spent the day in Zwide Township in Port Elizabeth.  I met up with Nicholas, an artist with whom I have worked with previously on projects, earlier in the week [...]

Lauren Giani- Community Vegetable Garden

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Low dietary diversification is a common problem within communities in South Africa.  Dietary scores of less than 4 are very common.  People don't eat from all the food groups and fruit and vegetable consumption in our country is low.  The recommended intake of fruit/vegetables is 5 servings per day, many [...]

Mahlasedi Senong – Once a Miss Earth,always a Miss Earth

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I had the privilege of revisiting Rutanang Intermediate School which is one of the schools I once visited to share with them the importance of re-using,reducing and recycling and also held a community clean up with. Being there and seeing how they kept their school grounds and neighboring community clean [...]

Orielia Egambaram – Learning to never (ever, ever) give up

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Every activity that I have done during my Miss Earth journey has warmed by heart and left me with an immense sense of purpose. There was something special about today’s task, and the memory will forever be embedded in my heart. Today (18th August 2017), I had the privilege of [...]

Orielia Egambaram – Super Succulents for super kids in Nellmapius

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During my green journey with Miss Earth I’ve had the privilege of working with several different organizations and this has allowed me to develop a good bond with these entities. Nellmapius Primary School 2 in Mamelodi, Extension 1, is a prime example of a fruitful working relationship. It was thus [...]

Puseletso Mashile: #AreSebetseng launch

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On the 14th of August 2017 I had the honour of being at the launch of a great initiative; the launch of #AreSebetseng which focuses on community clean ups. I have done a number of clean ups by now, and they never get old or less exciting. It is exciting [...]

Puseletso Mashile: Miss Earth SA National Finalist

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It was on the 31st of July 2017 that I was "announced" as one of the national finalists for 2017. I remember how fast my heart was beating when I realised I was receiving a call from the office; i was in class and could not really talk, all I [...]

Lebogang Mokoena: The Home of Miss Earth South Africa

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  The Home of Miss Earth South Africa: The Palazzo Hotel I never thought that in my wildest dreams I would  be staying in a five star hotel, eating at celebrity restaurants and being serviced by people of class. Therefore I would like to say thank you to the Miss [...]

Caroline Hartog: Mandela Day 2017 ✨🌟🐶🌹🇿🇦

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''As we let our own light shine, we unconsciously give other people the ability to do the same'' - Nelson Mandela 🇿🇦💚 Today we give up abit of our own time to do something for others - where I visited #SANBS & @thesunflowerfund where they had an aim of saving [...]

Caroline Hartog: Regional Finalist Week Earth Girls Dinner 🍣🍱🍩🌭

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We were SO spoilt by @tsogosun & @missearth_sa at dinner last night !! 🙌🏼😻💃🏼 This journey has been nothing but worth it and I couldn't be more grateful !! 💚💚

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